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[movies]The Raspyni Brothers juggle and jest - TED.com
Illustrious jugglers the Raspyni Brothers show off their uncanny balance, agility, coordination and willingness to sacrifice (others). Now, if you'll just stand completely still...
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; collaboration; entertainment; humor; physics; 2002
Downloads: 76
[movies]Niels Diffrient rethinks the way we sit down - TED.com
Design legend Niels Diffrient talks about his life in industrial design (and the reason he became a designer instead of a jet pilot). He details his quest to completely rethink the office chair starting from one fundamental data set: the human body.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; business; design; technology; work; 2002
Downloads: 211
[movies]Mae Jemison on teaching arts and sciences together - TED.com
Mae Jemison is an astronaut, a doctor, an art collector, a dancer ... Telling stories from her own education and from her time in space, she calls on educators to teach both the arts and sciences, both intuition and logic, as one -- to create bold thinkers.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; art; arts; dance; education; future; science; space; technology; 2002
Downloads: 85
[movies]Moshe Safdie on building uniqueness - TED.com
Looking back over his long career, architect Moshe Safdie delves into four of his design projects and explains how he labored to make each one truly unique for its site and its users.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; architecture; collaboration; creativity; design; museums; visualizations; TED2002; 2002
Downloads: 262
[movies]Robert Full on engineering and evolution - TED.com
Insects and animals have evolved some amazing skills -- but, as Robert Full notes, many animals are actually over-engineered. The trick is to copy only what's necessary. He shows how human engineers can learn from animals' tricks.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; animals; design; evolution; robots; science; technology; transportation; TED2002; 2002
Downloads: 252
[movies]George Dyson on Project Orion - TED.com
Author George Dyson spins the story of Project Orion, a massive, nuclear-powered spacecraft that could have taken us to Saturn in five years. His insider’s perspective and a secret cache of documents bring an Atomic Age dream to life.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; NASA; future; history; physics; rocket science; science; space; storytelling; technology; TED2002; 2002
Downloads: 153
[movies]Keith Bellows on the camel's hump - TED.com
Keith Bellows gleefully outlines the engineering marvels of the camel, a vital creature he calls "the SUV of the desert." Though he couldn't bring a live camel to TED, he gets his camera crew as close as humanly possible to a one-ton beast in full rut.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; animals; energy; entertainment; global issues; sex; transportation; 2002
Downloads: 91
[movies]Michael Moschen juggles rhythm and motion - TED.com
Michael Moschen puts on a quietly mesmerizing show of juggling. Don't think juggling is an art? You might just change your mind after watching Moschen in motion.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; MacArthur grant; dance; entertainment; math; music; physics; sports; TED2002; 2002
Downloads: 116
[movies]Arthur Ganson makes moving sculpture - TED.com
Sculptor and engineer Arthur Ganson talks about his work -- kinetic art that explores deep philosophical ideas and is gee-whiz fun to look at.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; art; arts; design; engineering; entertainment; humor; philosophy; 2004
Downloads: 85
[movies]Bill Strickland makes change with a slide show - TED.com
Bill Strickland tells a quiet and astonishing tale of redemption through arts, music, and unlikely partnerships.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; MacArthur grant; activism; arts; children; culture; education; philanthropy; 2002
Downloads: 291
[movies]Richard Dawkins on militant atheism - TED.com
Richard Dawkins urges all atheists to openly state their position -- and to fight the incursion of the church into politics and science. A fiery, funny, powerful talk.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; God; atheism; culture; politics; religion; science; 2002
Downloads: 408 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Christopher Deam restyles the Airstream - TED.com
In this low-key, image-packed talk from 2002, designer Christopher C. Deam talks about his makeover of an American classic: the Airstream travel trailer.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; creativity; design; exploration; materials; transportation; 2002
Downloads: 293
[movies]Jane Goodall on what separates us from the apes - TED.com
Jane Goodall hasn't found the missing link, but she's come closer than nearly anyone else. The primatologist says the only real difference between humans and chimps is our sophisticated language. She urges us to start using it to change the world.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; Africa; Featured; animals; culture; environment; global issues; nature; primates; science; 2002
Downloads: 152
[movies]Frank Gehry asks "Then what?" - TED.com
In a wildly entertaining discussion with Richard Saul Wurman, architect Frank Gehry gives TEDsters his take on the power of failure, his recent buildings, and the all-important “Then what?” factor.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; architecture; arts; business; creativity; culture; design; interview; invention; 2002
Downloads: 297
[movies]Emily Levine's theory of everything - TED.com
Philosopher-comedian Emily Levine talks (hilariously) about science, math, society and the way everything connects. She's a brilliant trickster, poking holes in our fixed ideas and bringing hidden truths to light. Settle in and let her ping your brain.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; cognitive science; comedy; entertainment; humor; philosophy; science; technology; 2002
Downloads: 113
[movies]Natalie MacMaster fiddles in reel time - TED.com
Violinist Natalie MacMaster and TED Musical Director Thomas Dolby play Dolby’s original song “Blue Is a River” in this ethereal duet -- with a little dancing.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; Featured; entertainment; history; music; performance; short talk; violin; 2002
Downloads: 141
[movies]Ben Katchor's comics of bygone New York - TED.com
In this captivating talk from the TED archive, cartoonist Ben Katchor reads from his comic strips. These perceptive, surreal stories find the profound hopes and foibles of history (and modern New York) preserved in objects like light switches and signs.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; New York; art; book; cities; humor; 2002
Downloads: 199
[movies]Pamelia Kurstin plays the theremin - TED.com
Virtuoso Pamelia Kurstin performs and discusses her theremin, the not-just-for-sci-fi electronic instrument that is played without being touched. Songs include "Autumn Leaves," "Lush Life" and David Mash’s "Listen, Words Are Gone."
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; live music; music; performance; technology; 2002
Downloads: 135
[movies]Kary Mullis celebrates the experiment - TED.com
Biochemist Kary Mullis talks about the basis of modern science: the experiment. Sharing tales from the 17th century and from his own backyard-rocketry days, Mullis celebrates the curiosity, inspiration and rigor of good science in all its forms.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; DNA; biology; curiosity; history; microbiology; science; technology; TED2002; 2002
Downloads: 62
[movies]Stephen Petranek counts down to Armageddon - TED.com
How might the world end? Stephen Petranek lays out the challenges that face us in the drive to preserve the human race. Will we be wiped out by an asteroid? Eco-collapse? How about a particle collider gone wild?
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; climate change; future; global issues; humanity; space; technology; 2002
Downloads: 123
[movies]David Kelley on human-centered design - TED.com
IDEO’s David Kelley says that product design has become much less about the hardware and more about the user experience. He shows video of this new, broader approach, including footage from the Prada store in New York.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; arts; collaboration; creativity; culture; design; museums; philanthropy; shopping; water; 2002
Downloads: 105
[movies]Chris Anderson on TED's nonprofit transition - TED.com
Chris Anderson gave this talk in 2002, prior to taking over leadership of TED. Founder Richard Saul Wurman was leaving, and TED's future was in the balance. He seeks to persuade TEDsters that what was then a for-profit conference had a secure future as an idea-based nonprofit endeavor.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; business; community; culture; global issues; philanthropy; philosophy; technology; 2002
Downloads: 277
[movies]Chris Bangle says great cars are Art - TED.com
American designer Chris Bangle explains his philosophy that car design is an art form in its own right, with an entertaining -- and ultimately moving -- account of the BMW Group's Deep Blue project, intended to create the SUV of the future.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; arts; business; cars; design; industrial design; invention; technology; transportation; 2002
Downloads: 293
[movies]Nathaniel Kahn on "My Architect" - TED.com
Nathaniel Kahn shares clips from his documentary "My Architect," about his quest to understand his father, the legendary architect Louis Kahn. It's a film with meaning to anyone who seeks to understand the relationship between art and love.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; architecture; children; design; entertainment; film; south asia; storytelling; 2002
Downloads: 688
[movies]David Macaulay's Rome Antics - TED.com
David Macaulay relives the winding and sometimes surreal journey toward the completion of Rome Antics, his illustrated homage to the historic city.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; MacArthur grant; art; arts; book; cities; communication; culture; design; entertainment; humor; storytelling; 2002
Downloads: 145
[movies]David Rockwell builds at Ground Zero - TED.com
In this emotionally charged conversation with journalist Kurt Andersen, designer David Rockwell discusses the process of building a viewing platform at Ground Zero shortly after 9/11.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; New York; architecture; arts; cities; collaboration; culture; death; design; disaster relief; interview; memory; urban planning; 2002
Downloads: 262
[movies]Dean Kamen on inventing and giving - TED.com
Inventor Dean Kamen lays out his argument for the Segway and offers a peek into his next big ideas (portable energy and water purification for developing countries).
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; business; cars; education; industrial design; innovation; invention; robots; science; social change; sustainability; technology; third world; transportation; 2002
Downloads: 79
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